98 Degrees headlines the MY2k tour at the Warfield. (Courtesy photo)

Aug. 29-30: 98 Degrees, MY2k tour, Roseanne Barr, New West Guitar Group, Will Ritter, S.F. Opera panel


98 Degrees: The reunited boy band appears on the MY2k tour with fellow pop acts O-Town, Dream and Ryan Cabrera. [7:30 p.m., Warfield, 982 Market St., S.F.]

Roseanne Barr: The comedian and 1990s sitcom star headlines a standup show; Keith Lowen Jensen opens. [7:30 p.m., Cobb’s Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Pitch Talks: The speaker series for baseball lovers features Jonah Keri of Nerdist, S.F. Giants General Manager Bobby Evans, Dave Cameron of Fangraph, and professional sports writers. [8 p.m., Independent, 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]

New West Guitar Group: The ensemble of acoustic and electric instrument (playing covers, standards and originals) is joined by jazz vocalist Sara Gazarek. [8 p.m., Yoshi’s, 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland]

Will Ritter: The author of the popular young adult Jackaby mystery series speaks about his latest installment, “Ghostly Echoes.” [ 7 p.m., Books Inc., 3515 California St., S.F.]

Chef/Somm Dinner: Pim Techamuanvivit and Narciso Salvador of Kin Khao partner with Stones Throw chef Jason Halverson to create special dishes, with proceeds going to Old Skool Cafe, a youth-run operation. [Reservations begin at 6 p.m., Stones Throw, 1896 Hyde St., S.F.]

Tai chi class: Patrick Lau and/or Irene Lee introduce students to Yang style long form of the martial art, which often boosts health, fitness, balance, flexibility, coordination and posture. [3:30 to 4:30 p.m., S.F. Public Library Anza branch, 550 37th Ave., S.F.]

S.F. Opera insight panel: Members of the creative teams and casts of the American premiere of David McVicar’s staging of Giordano’s “Andrea Chénier” speak about the production. [6:30 p.m. Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]


I’m a Very Understanding Woman: Amanda Apetrea and Mica Sigourney open a three-day run of their show, a “violent love story (seen through queer trans-utopian feminist glasses) in which in which vaudevillian slapstick and 1970s horror movies meet.” [8 p.m., CounterPulse, 80 Turk St., S.F.]

Longriver: Born David Longoria, the singer, songwriter, guitarist and harmonica player from Austin, Texas, is influenced by Bob Dylan, Charley Patton, John Fahey, the Rolling Stones and Hank Williams. [8 p.m., Hotel Utah, 500 Fourth St., S.F.]\

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: The basketball legend and cultural commentator appears in conversation with CNN’s Van Jones, presented by the Commonwealth Club. [6:30 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Joke Or Get Off The Stage: Standup comics Samson Koletkar, Zorba Jevon Hughes, Emily Van Dyke, Omar Qureshi, Cory Calvert and Priyanka Wali do their stuff. [8 p.m., Punch Line, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

Helping the Homeless of San Francisco: Sam Dodge of the mayor’s office, Supervisor Mark Farrell and columnist C.W. Nevius are panelists in a discussion of the issue. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 555 Post St., S.F.]

Sabaa Tahir: The popular young adult author launches “A Torch Against the Night,” her fantasy sequel to “An Ember in the Ashes,” in conversation with Stephanie Garber. [7 p.m., Kepler’s, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park]

Zakk Wylde: The former guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne and founder of the heavy metal band Black Label Society appears on his solo “Book of Shadows II Tour.” [8 p.m, Regency, 1300 Van Ness Ave., S.F., ]

S.F. History Association talk: Members of the Bernal History Project speak on “How to Research Your S.F. House — for Free!” [7:30 p.m., St. Philip’s Church, 725 Diamond St., S.F.]

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